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Susan Calhoun

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionCollege of Medicine
DepartmentPsychiatry
Address500 University Drive Hershey PA 17033
Phone7175318514

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Associate Professor of Psychiatry



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PhD.: Temple University



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Susan Calhoun, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. She obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree from Franklin and Marshall College and a Doctorate from Temple University. Dr. Calhoun is a licensed psychologist and nationally certified school psychologist who provides diagnostic services and psychological testing. She has published over 70 articles on sleep disturbances in children and adults including insomnia, sleep disordered breathing and excessive daytime sleepiness as well as on the diagnosis, treatment, and psychological functioning of children with neurodevelopmental disorders.


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  1. Baweja R, Calhoun S, Baweja R, Singareddy R. Sleep problems in children. Minerva Pediatr. 2013 Oct; 65(5):457-72.
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  2. Singareddy R, Krishnamurthy VB, Vgontzas AN, Fernandez-Mendoza J, Calhoun SL, Shaffer ML, Bixler EO. Subjective and objective sleep and self-harm behaviors in young children: a general population study. Psychiatry Res. 2013 Oct 30; 209(3):549-53.
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  3. Mayes SD, Gordon M, Calhoun SL, Bixler EO. Long-term temporal stability of measured inattention and impulsivity in typical and referred children. J Atten Disord. 2014 Jan; 18(1):23-30.
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  4. Calhoun SL, Fernandez-Mendoza J, Vgontzas AN, Mayes SD, Tsaoussoglou M, Rodriguez-Muñoz A, Bixler EO. Learning, attention/hyperactivity, and conduct problems as sequelae of excessive daytime sleepiness in a general population study of young children. Sleep. 2012 May; 35(5):627-32.
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  5. Fernandez-Mendoza J, Vgontzas AN, Bixler EO, Singareddy R, Shaffer ML, Calhoun SL, Karataraki M, Vela-Bueno A, Liao D. Clinical and polysomnographic predictors of the natural history of poor sleep in the general population. Sleep. 2012 May; 35(5):689-97.
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  6. Singareddy R, Vgontzas AN, Fernandez-Mendoza J, Liao D, Calhoun S, Shaffer ML, Bixler EO. Risk factors for incident chronic insomnia: a general population prospective study. Sleep Med. 2012 Apr; 13(4):346-53.
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  7. Vgontzas AN, Fernandez-Mendoza J, Bixler EO, Singareddy R, Shaffer ML, Calhoun SL, Liao D, Basta M, Chrousos GP. Persistent insomnia: the role of objective short sleep duration and mental health. Sleep. 2012 Jan; 35(1):61-8.
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  8. Mayes SD, Calhoun SL, Mayes RD, Molitoris S. Res Autism Spectrum Disord. Autism and ADHD: Overlapping and discriminating symptoms. 2012; 6(1):277-285.
  9. Bixler EO, Vgontzas AN, Tsaoussoglou M, Calhoun SL. Respiratory Medicine. L. Kheirandish-Gozal and D. Gozal (eds.). Sleep Disordered Breathing in Children. 2012.
  10. Mayes SD, Calhoun SL, Aggarwal R, Baker C, Mathapati S, Anderson R, Petersen C. Res Autism Spectrum Disord. Explosive, oppositional, and aggressive behavior in children with autism compared to other clinical disorders and typical children. 2012; 6(1):1-10.
  11. Fernandez-Mendoza J, Rodriguez-Muñoz A, Vela-Bueno A, Olavarrieta-Bernardino S, Calhoun SL, Bixler EO, Vgontzas AN. The Spanish version of the Insomnia Severity Index: a confirmatory factor analysis. Sleep Med. 2012 Feb; 13(2):207-10.
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  12. Calhoun SL, Vgontzas AN, Fernandez-Mendoza J, Mayes SD, Tsaoussoglou M, Basta M, Bixler EO. Prevalence and risk factors of excessive daytime sleepiness in a community sample of young children: the role of obesity, asthma, anxiety/depression, and sleep. Sleep. 2011 Apr; 34(4):503-7.
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  13. Mayes SD, Calhoun SL, Murray MJ, Morrow JD, Yurich KK, Cothren S, Purichia H, Bouder JN. Use of Gilliam Asperger's disorder scale in differentiating high and low functioning autism and ADHD. Psychol Rep. 2011 Feb; 108(1):3-13.
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  14. Mayes SD, Calhoun SL. Res Autism Spectrum Disord. Impact of IQ, age, SES, gender, and race on autistic symptoms. 2011; 5(2):749-757.
  15. Mayes SD, Calhoun SL, Murray MJ, Ahuja M, Smith LA. Res Autism Spectrum Disord. Anxiety, depression, and irritability in children with autism relative to other neuropsychiatric disorders and typical development. 2011; 5(1):474-485.
  16. Fernandez-Mendoza J, Calhoun SL, Bixler EO, Karataraki M, Liao D, Vela-Bueno A, Jose Ramos-Platon M, Sauder KA, Basta M, Vgontzas AN. Sleep misperception and chronic insomnia in the general population: role of objective sleep duration and psychological profiles. Psychosom Med. 2011 Jan; 73(1):88-97.
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  17. Vgontzas AN, Liao D, Pejovic S, Calhoun S, Karataraki M, Basta M, Fernández-Mendoza J, Bixler EO. Insomnia with short sleep duration and mortality: the Penn State cohort. Sleep. 2010 Sep; 33(9):1159-64.
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  18. Calhoun SL, Vgontzas AN, Mayes SD, Tsaoussoglou M, Sauder K, Mahr F, Karippot A, Wisner K, Bixler EO. Prenatal and perinatal complications: is it the link between race and SES and childhood sleep disordered breathing? J Clin Sleep Med. 2010 Jun 15; 6(3):264-9.
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  19. Fernandez-Mendoza J, Calhoun S, Bixler EO, Pejovic S, Karataraki M, Liao D, Vela-Bueno A, Ramos-Platon MJ, Sauder KA, Vgontzas AN. Insomnia with objective short sleep duration is associated with deficits in neuropsychological performance: a general population study. Sleep. 2010 Apr; 33(4):459-65.
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  20. Liao D, Li X, Rodriguez-Colon SM, Liu J, Vgontzas AN, Calhoun S, Bixler EO. Sleep-disordered breathing and cardiac autonomic modulation in children. Sleep Med. 2010 May; 11(5):484-8.
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  21. Liao D, Li X, Vgontzas AN, Liu J, Rodriguez-Colon S, Calhoun S, Bixler EO. Sleep-disordered breathing in children is associated with impairment of sleep stage-specific shift of cardiac autonomic modulation. J Sleep Res. 2010 Jun; 19(2):358-65.
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  22. Singareddy R, Moole S, Calhoun S, Vocalan P, Tsaoussoglou M, Vgontzas AN, Bixler EO. Medical complaints are more common in young school-aged children with parent reported insomnia symptoms. J Clin Sleep Med. 2009 Dec 15; 5(6):549-53.
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  23. Tsaoussoglou M, Bixler EO, Calhoun S, Chrousos GP, Sauder K, Vgontzas AN. Sleep-disordered breathing in obese children is associated with prevalent excessive daytime sleepiness, inflammation, and metabolic abnormalities. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Jan; 95(1):143-50.
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  24. Vgontzas AN, Liao D, Pejovic S, Calhoun S, Karataraki M, Bixler EO. Insomnia with objective short sleep duration is associated with type 2 diabetes: A population-based study. Diabetes Care. 2009 Nov; 32(11):1980-5.
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  25. Mayes SD, Calhoun SL, Murray MJ, Morrow JD, Yurich KK, Mahr F, Cothren S, Purichia H, Bouder JN, Petersen C. Comparison of scores on the Checklist for Autism Spectrum Disorder, Childhood Autism Rating Scale, and Gilliam Asperger's Disorder Scale for children with low functioning autism, high functioning autism, Asperger's disorder, ADHD, and typical development. J Autism Dev Disord. 2009 Dec; 39(12):1682-93.
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  26. Calhoun SL, Mayes SD, Vgontzas AN, Tsaoussoglou M, Shifflett LJ, Bixler EO. No relationship between neurocognitive functioning and mild sleep disordered breathing in a community sample of children. J Clin Sleep Med. 2009 Jun 15; 5(3):228-34.
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  27. Bixler EO, Vgontzas AN, Lin HM, Liao D, Calhoun S, Vela-Bueno A, Fedok F, Vlasic V, Graff G. Sleep disordered breathing in children in a general population sample: prevalence and risk factors. Sleep. 2009 Jun; 32(6):731-6.
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  28. Mayes SD, Calhoun SL . Res Autism Spectrum Disord. Variables related to sleep problems in children with autism. 2009; 3(4):931-941.
  29. Bixler EO, Vgontzas AN, Lin HM, Liao D, Calhoun S, Fedok F, Vlasic V, Graff G. Blood pressure associated with sleep-disordered breathing in a population sample of children. Hypertension. 2008 Nov; 52(5):841-6.
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  30. Mayes SD, Calhoun SL, Bixler EO, Vgontzas AN, Mahr F, Hillwig-Garcia J, Elamir B, Edhere-Ekezie L, Parvin M. ADHD subtypes and comorbid anxiety, depression, and oppositional-defiant disorder: differences in sleep problems. J Pediatr Psychol. 2009 Apr; 34(3):328-37.
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  31. Mayes SD, Calhoun SL, Chase GA, Mink DM, Stagg RE. ADHD subtypes and co-occurring anxiety, depression, and oppositional-defiant disorder: differences in Gordon diagnostic system and Wechsler working memory and processing speed index scores. J Atten Disord. 2009 May; 12(6):540-50.
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  32. Mayes SD, Calhoun SL, Bixler EO, Vgontzas AN. Nonsignificance of sleep relative to IQ and neuropsychological scores in predicting academic achievement. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2008 Jun; 29(3):206-12.
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  33. Vgontzas AN, Lin HM, Papaliaga M, Calhoun S, Vela-Bueno A, Chrousos GP, Bixler EO. Short sleep duration and obesity: the role of emotional stress and sleep disturbances. Int J Obes (Lond). 2008 May; 32(5):801-9.
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  34. Mayes SD, Calhoun SL. Learning, attention, writing, and processing speed in typical children and children with ADHD, autism, anxiety, depression, and oppositional-defiant disorder. Child Neuropsychol. 2007 Nov; 13(6):469-93.
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  35. Mayes SD, Calhoun SL. WISC-IV and WIAT-II profiles in children with high-functioning autism. J Autism Dev Disord. 2008 Mar; 38(3):428-39.
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  36. Ingram DH, Mayes SD, Troxell LB, Calhoun SL. Assessing children with autism, mental retardation, and typical development using the Playground Observation Checklist. Autism. 2007 Jul; 11(4):311-9.
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  37. Mayes SD, Calhoun SL. WISC-IV and WISC-III profiles in children with ADHD. J Atten Disord. 2006 Feb; 9(3):486-93.
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  38. Mayes SD, Calhoun SL. Test of the definition of learning disability based on the difference between IQ and achievement. Psychol Rep. 2005 Aug; 97(1):109-16.
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  39. Mayes SD, Calhoun SL, Lane SE. Diagnosing children's writing disabilities: different tests give different results. Percept Mot Skills. 2005 Aug; 101(1):72-8.
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  40. Bixler EO, Vgontzas AN, Lin HM, Calhoun SL, Vela-Bueno A, Kales A. Excessive daytime sleepiness in a general population sample: the role of sleep apnea, age, obesity, diabetes, and depression. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2005 Aug; 90(8):4510-5.
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  41. Mayes SD, Calhoun SL. Similarities and differences in Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children--Third Edition (WISC-III) profiles: support for subtest analysis in clinical referrals. Clin Neuropsychol. 2004 Dec; 18(4):559-72.
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  42. Mayes SD, Calhoun SL. Analysis of WISC-III, Stanford-Binet:IV, and academic achievement test scores in children with autism. J Autism Dev Disord. 2003 Jun; 33(3):329-41.
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  43. Mayes SD, Calhoun SL. Ability profiles in children with autism: influence of age and IQ. Autism. 2003 Mar; 7(1):65-80.
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  44. Mayes SD, Calhoun SL. The Gordon Diagnostic System and WISC-III Freedom from Distractibility Index: validity in identifying clinic-referred children with and without ADHD. Psychol Rep. 2002 Oct; 91(2):575-87.
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  45. Mayes SD, Krecko VF, Calhoun SL, Vesell HP, Schuch S, Toole WR. Variables related to outcome following child psychiatric hospitalization. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2001 Sep-Oct; 23(5):278-84.
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  46. Mayes SD, Calhoun SL, Crites DL. Does DSM-IV Asperger's disorder exist? J Abnorm Child Psychol. 2001 Jun; 29(3):263-71.
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  47. Dickerson Mayes S, Calhoun SL, Crowell EW. Clinical validity and interpretation of the Gordon Diagnostic System in ADHD assessments. Child Neuropsychol. 2001 Mar; 7(1):32-41.
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  48. Mayes SD, Calhoun SL. Non-significance of early speech delay in children with autism and normal intelligence and implications for DSM-IV Asperger's disorder. Autism. 2001 Mar; 5(1):81-94.
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  49. Mayes SD, Calhoun SL, Krecko VF, Vesell HP, Hu J. Outcome following child psychiatric hospitalization. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2001 Feb; 28(1):96-103.
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  50. Mayes SD, Calhoun SL, Crowell EW. Learning disabilities and ADHD: overlapping spectrumn disorders. J Learn Disabil. 2000 Sep-Oct; 33(5):417-24.
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  51. Mayes SD, Calhoun SL. Comparison of scores on two recent editions of the Developmental Test of Visual-Motor Integration. Percept Mot Skills. 1998 Dec; 87(3 Pt 2):1324-6.
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